Press Releases

January 30, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding proposals to change and expand the current Universal Service Fund’s Schools and Libraries program.
January 30, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement upon the news that committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) will retire at the end of the 113th Congress:
January 29, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Protecting Consumer Information: Can Data Breaches Be Prevented?”
January 29, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy seeking information and documents relating to the agency’s communications with environmental organizations regarding the Keystone XL pipeline approval process.
January 28, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement this evening following President Obama’s State of the Union address:
January 28, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed reports that CTIA – The Wireless Association and two Los Angeles broadcasters, KLCS and KJLA, are seeking permission from the FCC to engage in a first-of-its-kind broadcast channel sharing arrangement. The trial would test the feasibility of two broadcast stations sharing a single 6 MHz broadcast channel, thus potentially freeing up spectrum for auction.

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